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Daily Archives: June 4, 2020

Mourinho loses patience after Spurs’ double injury blow

Kindly Share This Story: Tottenham are waiting to find out the extent of Harry Kane’s hamstring injury sustained in the 1-0 defeat at Southampton. Kane picked up the problem in the process of scoring an offside goal and left St [...]

January 1, 2020 What the papers say

Breaking: Arsenal end winless run with 2-0 victory over Man United

Kindly Share This Story: Arsenal’s French-born Ivorian midfielder Nicolas Pepe shoots to score the opening goal of the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Manchester United at the Emirates Stadium in London on January 1, 2020. (Photo by [...]

January 1, 2020 What the papers say

Efforts ongoing to restore power to Kakuri substation — TCN

Kindly Share This Story: Transmission Company of Nigeria The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN)  says its engineers are working assiduously to restore supply to the three feeders affected by fire incident at Kakuri substation in Kaduna. The TCN’s General Manager, Public Affairs, Mrs Ndudi Mbah, [...]

January 1, 2020 What the papers say

NAF kills several Boko Haram fighters in Sambisa forest

Kindly Share This Story: Nigerian Air Force Alpha jet Joseph Erunke – Abuja The Nigerian Air Force said on Wednesday night its Air Task Team (ATF) attached to Operation Lafiya Dole, in the North East, killed several Boko Haram terrorists [...]

January 1, 2020 What the papers say

Trade union lauds Ganduje over minimum wage implementation

Kindly Share This Story: The Joint Public Service Negotiation Council (JNC), Kano State council, has commended Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje for implementing the new minimum wage of N30,600, an amount higher than the nationally-approved wage. This is contained in a statement [...]

January 1, 2020 What the papers say

New Year: There’s nothing spectacular in Buhari’s message – CAN

Kindly Share This Story: faults Mr. President on security, economy, rule of law By Luminous Jannamike Muhammadu Buhari ABUJA – Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, has reacted to President Muhammadu Buhari’s New Year message to Nigerians, saying it was neither [...]

January 1, 2020 What the papers say

Lawyers’ Forum honours 3 Jurists for meritorious service

Kindly Share This Story: The Southern Kaduna Lawyers Forum (SKLF) has honoured three distinguished jurists from the area in the persons of Justice Kumai Aka’ahs, Justice David Wyom and Justice Benedict Kanyip, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the [...]

January 1, 2020 What the papers say

We’ll continue working with Buhari to ensure national development – Lalong

Kindly Share This Story: Lalong The Northern Governors’ Forum said on Wednesday it would continue to work closely with President Muhammadu Buhari to create synergy, critical to achieving meaningful development of the region and the country as a whole. The [...]

January 1, 2020 What the papers say

2020: Sanwo-Olu’s wife welcomes first babies in four Lagos hospitals

Kindly Share This Story: Mrs Olubukola Agede, the baby’s mother, Dr (Mrs) Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu, carrying Baby Agede, (Born at 12:01 am, Weight: 2kg & Male), Mr Oluremi Hamzat, wife of Deputy Governor and Professor Akin Abayomi, Commissioner for Health, at [...]

January 1, 2020 What the papers say

2020 year of hope — Reps Air Force C’mte Chair

Kindly Share This Story: *assures constituents of dividends of democracy, reassures support fo Air Force, FG in New year By Levinus Nwabughiogu The member representing Koko- Besse/maiyama federal constituency of kebbi state, Dr Shehu Koko has declared 2020 a year [...]

January 1, 2020 What the papers say

We’ll not produce graduates without skills, Tech-U assures as fresh +undergo orientation

Kindly Share This Story: By Adeola Badru FRESH students of Nigeria’s premier technical university, the First Technical University, Ibadan, have been told that the university would not produce graduates without skills. This was made known to the new students by [...]

January 1, 2020 What the papers say

China to cut reserve requirement for banks as economy slows

Kindly Share This Story: Xi Jinping China’s central bank announced Wednesday it was cutting the reserve requirements for banks, freeing up about $ 114 billion to boost lending and spur the slowing economy. The People’s Bank of China will cut [...]

January 1, 2020 What the papers say

Algeria’s richest man walks free on time served

Kindly Share This Story: Issad Rebrab. PHOTO: Forbes Algeria’s richest man Issad Rebrab walked free on time served early Wednesday after a court sentenced him to six months for tax, banking and customs offences. Prosecutors had sought a one-year prison [...]

January 1, 2020 What the papers say
Lagos-Ibadan rail, power, airports and other projects Buhari is expected to commission in 2020

Lagos-Ibadan rail, power, airports and other projects Buhari is expected to commission in 2020

Kindly Share This Story: Victor Ogunyinka President Muhammadu Buhari has traditionally and expectedly delivered his New Year goodwill message to Nigerians and filled with expectations of things to come, rail, power, airports are some of the “47 projects expected to [...]

January 1, 2020 What the papers say

26,039 babies born on New Year’s Day in Nigeria ― UNICEF

Kindly Share This Story: File Photo The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says an estimated 26,039 babies will be born in Nigeria on New Year’s Day. UNICEF’s Nigeria Representative, Mr Peter Hawkins, said on Wednesday in a statement Nigerian babies [...]

January 1, 2020 What the papers say

National minimum wage: Need to move from exclusive to concurrent legislative list (1)

Kindly Share This Story: By Afe Babalola “Issue of wages should be moved from exclusive legislative list to concurrent list” AS Nigerians mark the beginning of a new year, it is certain that the controversy surrounding the adoption and implementation [...]

January 1, 2020 What the papers say

APAPA GRIDLOCK: Stakeholders blame contractor’s highhandedness

Kindly Share This Story: Highhandedness of the contractors (name withheld by us) handling the Tin-can – Mile2 Expressway has been blamed for the persistent traffic gridlock along the route. Investigation by Vanguard Maritime Report revealed that unlike other projects where the contractors [...]

January 1, 2020 What the papers say

BOARDER CLOSURE: Customs redeploys officers

Kindly Share This Story: By Godfrey Bivbere IN a bid to ensure better enforcement of the Federal Government’s directive to close its borders with neighbouring countries, the Comptroller General, CG, of the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, Col. Hameed Ali (retd), has redeployed [...]

January 1, 2020 What the papers say

Rights group empowers 100 indigent women in Abia

Kindly Share This Story: Sewing machines and clothing materials distributed to women by the group By Ugochukwu Alaribe UMUAHIA- Not less than 100 indigent women from the 6 council areas of Abia South senatorial zone, Abia State, have benefitted from [...]

January 1, 2020 What the papers say

Huawei says ‘survival’ top priority as sales fall short

Kindly Share This Story: Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei said Tuesday that “survival” was its top priority after announcing 2019 sales were expected to fall short of projections as a result of US sanctions. Huawei, a global leader in telecom networking [...]

January 1, 2020 What the papers say

Congo’s veteran president set to run anew in 2021

Kindly Share This Story: Congolese President Denis Sassou Nguesso has been chosen by his party to run again for the top job in 2021, having already led the central African country for a total of 35 years. During its congress [...]

January 1, 2020 What the papers say

Ozil can’t rescue Arsenal on his own, says Arteta

Kindly Share This Story: Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta believes the polarising figure of Mesut Ozil can be key in resurrecting the club’s season, but the German star cannot do it on his own. Ozil, 31, who was recently tipped to [...]

January 1, 2020 What the papers say

Iran blasts ‘audacity’ of US to blame it for Iraq violence

Kindly Share This Story: Iran foreign ministry spokesman, Abbas Mousavi. PHOTO: IRNA Iran hit out Tuesday at the “audacity” of United States to blame it for violent anti-US demonstrations in Iraq, warning the United States to review its policies in [...]

January 1, 2020 What the papers say

$1.1bn Malabu Fraud: Why ex-AGF, Adoke doesn’t deserve bail ― EFCC

Kindly Share This Story: …says he was involved in P&ID, Halliburton scandals …as vacation Judge returns case-file to CJ By Ikechukwu Nnochiri The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday, adduced reasons why the immediate past Attorney-General of the [...]

January 1, 2020 What the papers say